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Counting Your Calories

July 27, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

I will describe with what I believe is the best diet approach. If the foundation to losing fat is taking in less calories than you burn, it just makes sense to count your calories. In order to set up a dieting approach of counting your calories, you need to calculate how many calories you need […]

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Shameless Potlucks

July 27, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

One of my biggest critiques with the diets out there today is that they are highly restrictive and inflexible. While there is a massive amount of dieting approaches out there, dieting is really quite simple. In order to lose fat, you must consume less calories than you burn. For this reason, I advocate flexible dieting. […]

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Dominion and Fitness

July 27, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

When it’s 5:30 am and my alarm goes off, when I go to bed hungry because I am cutting, when I start to plateau in some of my lifts, and even when I have to sacrifice time for other hobbies, I still continue to get out of bed, bust my butt, and strive to make […]

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Wheying in on Protein

July 27, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

Most lifters emphatically praise the use of protein powder. As I we’ll discuss in his article, protein powder is a wonderful supplement that has great benefits and uses to it. However, my concern is with the misconception that protein is an absolute must. Protein powder is a cheap, convenient way to help reach your protein […]

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5 Reasons Why Powerlifting is Popular

July 24, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

Nowadays, powerlifting seems to be gaining more and more popularity. Before, bodybuilding had the spotlight of the ultimate goal for any lifter. Now, powerlifting is taking off and getting many individuals to focus on raw strength. Why is this? Greater motivation When your main focus is size and body transformation as a natural, it will […]

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Dieting is Like a Budget

July 23, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

Dieting is simple. To lose fat you need to take in less calories than you burn. This is the foundational to any dieting approach. Any dieting approach should be a strategy to consistently stay in a caloric deficit. Yet walk into a bookstore, make some google searches, or participate on online discussions and you will […]

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Why I Don’t Take Steroids

July 23, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

In order to compete at the elite level in many sports such as Olympic lifting and powerlifting, it seems that it is necessary to take performance enhancing drugs. At my recent powerlifting meet, which was the UPA National Meet, I took first place in the Men’s 181 drug tested weight class. While I was still […]

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Fitness and Family

July 22, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

Every athlete you will hear will tell you about the hours they spend in the gym. They will tell about the sacrifice they made to be the best in the world. We have countless videos of Arnold talking about focus and goals and all us gym rats throw our torn up first in air and run […]

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Training in Righteousness

July 22, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness. (2 Timothy 3:16 ESV) When writing this article, there are certain things I want to avoid. I do not wish to make a big Jesus juke when talking about lifting; I am by no means […]

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